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Panther power: Potomac Falls holds off Broad Run’s rally

Broad Run has dominated Potomac Falls on the gridiron for the last decade. The Panthers last defeated the Spartans in 2006. That changed Aug. 26 as Potomac Falls grinded out a 16-10 victory over host Broad Run in front of a packed house in Ashburn.

2016 Broad Run Spartans football preview

At least when it comes to on-field performance, the Broad Run Spartans don’t always meet their goals.But that’s mainly because of how high they’ve set the only one they have. After back-to-back Virginia 5A state quarterfinals appearances in 2013 and 2014, the Spartans came up a game short of that round last season and, even more, their overarching goal of practicing beyond Thanksgiving in late November.
Dr. Chazzy Morris

Morris to coach Broad Run girls’ basketball

Broad Run High School has hired Dr. Chazzy Morris as head coach of its varsity girls' basketball program. Morris served as head coach at Oakcrest School since 2011. She takes the reins from Derrick Jenkins, who stepped down from the position due to medical issues.

The Potomac Falls Panthers travel to Ashburn to face the Broad Run Spartans in both teams’ season opener.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

2016 Varsity Football Schedule

The wait is nearly over as the opening night of the 2016 varsity football season is less than six weeks away. Regular season play kicks off Aug. 26 with 14 of Loudoun's 15 public high schools in action. Week 1 features four games pitting Loudoun teams versus each other. John Champe hosts Woodgrove, Riverside hosts Rock Ridge, Briar Woods hosts Tuscarora and Broad Run plays host to Potomac Falls.

Stephanie Garcia hurdles a barrier during her first-round 3,000-meter steeplechase race. Garcia was competing in her second U.S. Olympic Team Trials.—Times-Mirror/Bill Ofenloch

Garcia narrowly misses Olympic bid: “I gave it everything I had”

For six-and-a-half laps of Thursday's 3,000-meter women's steeplechase final, Broad Run High School graduate Stephanie Garcia appeared to be running with power, control and confidence. With Garcia, a former All-America at the University of Virginia, leading or close to the lead from the start at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, a top three finish and a trip to the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games seemed hers for the taking.
Stephanie Garcia

Garcia moves closer to 2016 Olympics bid in steeplechase

Broad Run High School alum Stephanie Garcia took her first step toward qualifying for the United States Olympic team when she placed second in her preliminary heat of the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase July 4 at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field.
Sydney Knego

VHSL Group 5A All-State lacrosse teams

Sydney Knego of Potomac Falls is the Player of the Year on the 2016 Virginia High School League Group 5A All-State girls' lacrosse team. Scott Mitchell of Stone Bridge and Jim Birks of Potomac Falls were selected as Coaches of the Year on the boys' and girls' teams.

VHSL Group 5A All-State softball team

Broad Run catcher Grace Mattimore and Stone Bridge outfielder Olivia Sappington each garnered first-team honors on the 2016 Virginia High School League Group 5A All-State softball team. Broad Run and Stone Bridge are also represented on the second team.

VHSL Group 5A All-State soccer teams

Briar Woods, Broad Run, Potomac Falls, Stone Bridge and Tuscarora high schools are each represented on the 2016 Virginia High School League Group 5A All-State boys' and girls' soccer teams.

Broad Run has advanced to the state playoffs in boys’ tennis for the first time.—Courtesy Photo

A season of firsts for Broad Run tennis team

With every win, Broad Run High School's boys’ tennis team breaks a new record. For the Spartans, there’s two more records to break. Broad Run will travel to Deep Run High School for the Group 5A state semifinals Tuesday to face the 5A South Region champion Wildcats for the right to compete in the state championship match.

VHSL Group 5A state track and field meet results

Stone Bridge High School totaled 26 points to place seventh among Group 5A schools in the boys' standings at the VHSL track and field championships. Bethel won the boys' title and Nansemond River claimed the girls' crown with a meet-best 139 points June 3-4 at Todd Stadium in Newport News.

All-Conference 14 softball team

Seniors Grace Wild of Potomac Falls and Meghan McCormack of Broad Run have been selected as Co-Players of the Year on the 2016 Conference 14 softball team. Coach of the Year honors go to Broad Run's Ed Steele. Briar Woods, Stone Bridge and Tuscarora are also represented.

All-Conference 14 baseball team

Briar Woods High School senior Caleb Barnes is the Player of the Year on the 2016 Conference 14 baseball team. Jason Miller of Briar Woods has been selected as Coach of the Year. Broad Run, Potomac Falls, Stone Bridge and Tuscarora are also represented.

Alexandra Bencic and the Broad Run Spartans have advanced to the semifinal round of the 5A North Region softball tournament.—File Photo/Doug Stroud

Broad Run stays hot, tops Patrick Henry in regional quarterfinals

The Broad Run Spartans protected their home turf with an 8-2 victory over a tough Patrick Henry Patriots team May 26 in the quarterfinal round of the 5A North Region softball tournament. Broad Run took control right from the start with some early offense and stellar pitching.

Tuscarora boys win 5A North Region track and field title

The Tuscarora Huskies racked up 63 points in boys' events to claim the team title at the 5A North Region track and field championships. Stone Bridge placed third in the boys' standings and sixth on the girls' side at the two-day meet contested May 24-25 in Stafford.

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